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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Meet the Nigerian Actress Nominated for Oscar

  Nigerian-British actress and singer Cynthia Erivo has been nominated for Academy awards. The actress got two nominations 'Best Actress' and 'Best Original Song' for her role in the movie 'Harriet'.       Born  Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo,  She is known for her performance as Celie in the   Broadway   revival of   The Color Purple , for which she won the 2016   Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical , the   Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical , the   Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album , and the   Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program , the latter two she shared with the rest of the cast. Erivo ventured into films in 2018, with roles in the heist film  Widows  and the thriller  Bad Times at the El Royale . In 2019, she portrayed abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the biopic  Harriet.